Definition of Calamus rotang

1. Noun. Climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes.

Exact synonyms: Rattan, Rattan Palm
Terms within: Malacca
Generic synonyms: Calamus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamus Rotang

Caladenia cairnsiana
Caladium bicolor
Calamagrostic quadriseta
Calamagrostis acutiflora
Calamintha grandiflora
Calamintha nepeta
Calamintha nepeta glantulosa
Calamintha sylvatica
Calamity Jane
Calamus australis
Calamus penna
Calamus rotang (current term)
Calandrinia ciliata
Calayan rail
Calayan rails
Calculus Surface Index
Caldani's ligament
Calderon de la Barca

Literary usage of Calamus rotang

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"Fl. Aled. Bead tree, ENG., Azadirachta indica, Ad. Juss., Melia azedarach, Linn. Bed, PERS., Calamus rotang, Linn., Canes. Bed-i-anjir, PEES., ..."

2. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1897)
"See also quotations from Klinkert (1893) and Matthes (1859), below. rotan the rattan cane, calamus rotang, L. [Etc.] 1812 MARSDEN, p. 152. Rotan. ..."

3. A Botanical Materia Medica by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"CALAMUS Rotang. L. sp. 463. Arando Rotang dicta. ... 2. Arundo Rotang. Pis. mant. 188. In fruit. No leaves. CALAMUS Rotang. ..."

4. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Baskets of sorts, made of split Calamus rotang in Calcutta. ... Rotan mat, manufactured at Calcutta of Calamus rotang. Mats, from Malay Peninsula (Pulo Aor) ..."

5. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by Hiram V. Sweringen (1882)
"Calamus rotang. A species of calamus growing in the East Indies, the fruit of which produces the dragon's blood of commerce. С AL С А К Eu- ARGILLACEOUS. ..."

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